The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
UK / Scotland
Rank 48 39 70
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +31
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 55 112 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.30% 4.24% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.99% 5.33% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 70 30
Median daily rate £320 £393 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.47% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £553 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £336
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +55.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1378 2103 2102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.71% 79.54% 80.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 1158 1151
Median daily rate £375 £375 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 22
Median hourly rate £42.00 £39.25 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.00% +40.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £16.50 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.30 £43.95 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Scotland region.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Scotland region.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -10 28 £350 -6.66% 1
Glasgow -2 20 £300 -29.41% 1
Aberdeen -12 2 - -
West Lothian -7 1 £228 -39.33% 2
Inverclyde - 1 - -
User Acceptance Testing
UK

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 39 (36.45%) Finance
1 39 (36.45%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (20.56%) SQL
3 19 (17.76%) Oracle
4 18 (16.82%) Banking
5 17 (15.89%) Test Scripting
5 17 (15.89%) Migration
5 17 (15.89%) System Integration Testing
6 16 (14.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (14.95%) Java
7 15 (14.02%) System Testing
8 14 (13.08%) QA
8 14 (13.08%) JIRA
8 14 (13.08%) Linux
8 14 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (11.21%) Unix
9 12 (11.21%) Business Analysis
10 11 (10.28%) Spring
10 11 (10.28%) Integration Testing
10 11 (10.28%) Test Management
10 11 (10.28%) Regression Testing
11 10 (9.35%) ETL
11 10 (9.35%) Microsoft
12 9 (8.41%) Windows
12 9 (8.41%) Workflow
12 9 (8.41%) HP Quality Center
12 9 (8.41%) Retail
12 9 (8.41%) SDLC
12 9 (8.41%) Relational Database
12 9 (8.41%) Test Strategy

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.54%) JBoss
2 6 (5.61%) WebLogic
3 5 (4.67%) Apache
3 5 (4.67%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (4.67%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.74%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.87%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.93%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.93%) Confluence
6 1 (0.93%) IIS
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.93%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (6.54%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.67%) MS Office
3 4 (3.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.67%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.87%) Markit EDM
3 2 (1.87%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.93%) Endur
4 1 (0.93%) Findur
4 1 (0.93%) Minerva
4 1 (0.93%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.74%) SaaS
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.93%) IaaS
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.87%) DNS
2 1 (0.93%) ATM
2 1 (0.93%) Firewall
2 1 (0.93%) HTTP
2 1 (0.93%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (0.93%) SSL
2 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.41%) Relational Database
2 7 (6.54%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.67%) DB2
3 5 (4.67%) MarkLogic
3 5 (4.67%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.74%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.74%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.80%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.80%) GIS
5 3 (2.80%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (2.80%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.87%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.87%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.93%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.93%) Big Data
7 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 14 (13.08%) JIRA
2 4 (3.74%) JUnit
2 4 (3.74%) Selenium
2 4 (3.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.80%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.87%) Artifactory
4 2 (1.87%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.87%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.87%) Maven
5 1 (0.93%) Appium
5 1 (0.93%) Grunt
5 1 (0.93%) gulp
5 1 (0.93%) SilkTest
5 1 (0.93%) Subversion
5 1 (0.93%) YouTrack
General
1 39 (36.45%) Finance
2 18 (16.82%) Banking
3 9 (8.41%) Retail
4 7 (6.54%) Retail Banking
5 5 (4.67%) Law
6 3 (2.80%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.87%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.87%) Legal
7 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.93%) Front Office
8 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (36.45%) Analyst
2 29 (27.10%) Test Analyst
3 17 (15.89%) Developer
4 9 (8.41%) Business Analyst
4 9 (8.41%) Java Developer
4 9 (8.41%) Test Manager
4 9 (8.41%) Tester
5 7 (6.54%) Coordinator
5 7 (6.54%) UAT Analyst
5 7 (6.54%) UAT Test Analyst
6 6 (5.61%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (5.61%) Test Leader
7 5 (4.67%) UAT Tester
8 4 (3.74%) Architect
8 4 (3.74%) Consultant
8 4 (3.74%) Functional Analyst
8 4 (3.74%) Functional Test Analyst
8 4 (3.74%) Project Manager
8 4 (3.74%) Scala Developer
8 4 (3.74%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.28%) Spring
2 8 (7.48%) Hibernate
3 5 (4.67%) AngularJS
3 5 (4.67%) Apache Commons
3 5 (4.67%) Drools
3 5 (4.67%) Ext JS
3 5 (4.67%) J2EE
3 5 (4.67%) jBPM
3 5 (4.67%) JSP
3 5 (4.67%) Servlets
4 4 (3.74%) J2SE
4 4 (3.74%) Web Services
4 4 (3.74%) XML
5 3 (2.80%) CSS
5 3 (2.80%) HTML
6 2 (1.87%) JMS
6 2 (1.87%) Middleware
6 2 (1.87%) REST
6 2 (1.87%) SOAP
6 2 (1.87%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.48%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (6.54%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.61%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.74%) EMC VMAX
5 4 (3.74%) Equity Derivative
5 4 (3.74%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.80%) Data Extraction
6 3 (2.80%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.87%) Minimum Viable Product
7 2 (1.87%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.87%) User Experience
7 2 (1.87%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.93%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.93%) Derivative
8 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.93%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.08%) Linux
2 12 (11.21%) Unix
3 9 (8.41%) Windows
4 1 (0.93%) Android
4 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (36.45%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (15.89%) Migration
2 17 (15.89%) System Integration Testing
2 17 (15.89%) Test Scripting
3 16 (14.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (14.02%) System Testing
5 12 (11.21%) Business Analysis
6 11 (10.28%) Integration Testing
6 11 (10.28%) Regression Testing
6 11 (10.28%) Test Management
7 10 (9.35%) ETL
8 9 (8.41%) Functional Testing
8 9 (8.41%) SDLC
8 9 (8.41%) Test Strategy
8 9 (8.41%) User Stories
8 9 (8.41%) Workflow
9 8 (7.48%) Data Migration
9 8 (7.48%) Manual Testing
10 7 (6.54%) Software Testing
10 7 (6.54%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (20.56%) SQL
2 16 (14.95%) Java
3 6 (5.61%) Perl
3 6 (5.61%) PL/SQL
4 4 (3.74%) C
4 4 (3.74%) Scala
4 4 (3.74%) VBA
5 3 (2.80%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.87%) C++
6 2 (1.87%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (6.54%) Degree
1 7 (6.54%) ISEB
2 6 (5.61%) ISTQB
3 4 (3.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.93%) CISSP
4 1 (0.93%) IISP
4 1 (0.93%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.08%) QA
2 4 (3.74%) Dodd-Frank
2 4 (3.74%) SLA
3 2 (1.87%) FATCA
4 1 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 4 (3.74%) SRDF
2 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (8.41%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.74%) TADDM
2 4 (3.74%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.93%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (0.93%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (0.93%) QRadar
3 1 (0.93%) RSA Archer
3 1 (0.93%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 19 (17.76%) Oracle
2 10 (9.35%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.54%) HP
4 5 (4.67%) IBM
5 4 (3.74%) EMC
5 4 (3.74%) Sybase
6 2 (1.87%) ESRI
6 2 (1.87%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.93%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.93%) Charles River
7 1 (0.93%) Fidessa
7 1 (0.93%) MapR
7 1 (0.93%) Northgate
7 1 (0.93%) OpenText
7 1 (0.93%) SAP
7 1 (0.93%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.93%) Splunk
7 1 (0.93%) Symantec
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago